A History of HYBRIMIN®

1979

Manfred Gabriel has been involved in the animal feed industry for a long time. He uses his many years of experience and his knowledge of premix manufacturing to create software and establishes the firm HYBRIMIN® Futterspezialitäten GmbH, to sell feed and animal nutrition products. The name HYBRIMIN® comes from HYBRIdsauen-MINeral(Hybrid sow-mineral). Next comes the production and marketing of mineral feed.

1980

HYBRIMIN® takes advantage of the “IT Boom Years” in the first half of the 1980s. The arrival of the first affordable computers such as the Commodore PET 2000 or PET 3000 make simple feed optimisations with up to 20 restrictions possible.

1983

Portable computers arrive on the market. HYBRIMIN® sells the first Epson HX-20 for feed calculation and becomes a pioneer in agricultural computer consultation. In subsequent years, this is also sold in Austria and the first English version to Saudi Arabia.

1984/85

Development of HYBRIMIN® software intensifies. Following on from the first generations of programs for the feed industry, come versions for the fertiliser and nutrition industries. From the very start, these programs are produced in two versions with differing capabilities – an optimised version for industrial feed and foodstuff manufacturers and a smaller, easy to use, advisor version for feed merchants, modified also for the fertiliser and foodstuff industry.

1986

HYBRIMIN® develops a declaration module for use in Raiffeisen centres. The first English version of HYBRIMIN® Fumi is sold to Nigeria. A comprehensive fertiliser version is created.

1987

Sales of the first feed advisor programs for PC and laptop, expanded by EPSON using MS-DOS. HYBRIMIN® Fumi is introduced in Austria and Switzerland and installed in over 100 companies. Translations in Bulgarian, Romanian and Russian follow.

1989

HYBRIMIN® Fumi is installed by rolled large food and dietary feed manufacturers.

1990

A successful start in the new Federal States working with external partners.

1991

Further languages and countries added: South Tyrol, Cyprus, Czech Republic, the Baltic States.

1993

Staff increased, company headquarters moved to Fuhlen.

1994

Start of Windows programming for Windows 3.11 with the aim of creating multi-user versions.

1995

Further improvement of the MS-DOS advisor program, introduction of the translation module.

1996/97

The first Windows versions of HYBRIMIN® WinFumi for Windows 95 are installed with foodstuff and feed manufacturers. Expansion of the range: HYBRIMIN® WinFumi upgraded on a yearly basis through the Update-Service. Sale of the advisor version is extended to East Asia.

2000

The final MS-DOS version to meet the “Year 2000 Problem”. The first Windows advisor version of HYBRIMIN® Futter 2000 comes on the market.

2001

All HYBRIMIN® programs adapted for the Euro.

2003

The Windows advisor version extended: HYBRIMIN® Futter 2003. Further development of HYBRIMIN® WinFumi with a new database. All animal feed data is revised and expanded to include new feedstock.

2006

Dipl. Kaufmann Thomas Gabriel, who had been employed by the company since 1979, first in software development and then as project leader, takes over HYBRIMIN®. The firm becomes HYBRIMIN® Computer + Programme GmbH & Co. KG

2008

The Windows feed advisor program, HYBRIMIN® Futter 2008 comes onto the market with a new database. Translations begin to extend the language options to twelve, including Greek, Lithuanian and Turkish. The first external partners in Croatia and the Ukraine join the team.

2010

HYBRIMIN® WinFumi 8 is delivered. Development of feedstock and integration of new optimisation methods.

2013

The multilingual advisor program HYBRIMIN® Futter 5 comes
on the market. There are now regular updates and program development. HYBRIMIN®
is active in more than 40 countries.

2015

HYBRIMIN® leads the world as the premier software firm for the feed industry. The threefold calculation screen in HYBRIMIN® WinFumi 9.0 allows feedstock, ingredients and labelling to be worked on at the same time.

2016

The multilingual version of HYBRIMIN® WinFumi is presented at Eurotier 2016 in Hannover.

2017

HYBRIMN® Futter 5 is now available in 31 different languages. In addition to the Latin languages, there are also Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Chinese (Mandarin), Greek and Russian. HYBRIMIN® has external partners in Croatia, Lithuania, Russia and the Ukraine.